01 Jul

Common Injuries Caused by Fireworks


Every year, an estimate of 250 people suffer injuries caused by fireworks each day of July, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (SPSC). While people recognize that fireworks are dangerous, many people seem to believe that some fireworks are less dangerous than others. This belief leads to more injury! Firework injuries often include injuries to the face, eyes, hands, legs, and so much more of the body.

Even though they are used for celebration, they still can pose a significant health risk, so practice safety and caution when using fireworks.

15 Jun

8 Common Injuries for Healthcare Professionals


Every day, healthcare professionals work hard to care for others from regular check-ups to severe injuries and diseases. A healthcare worker is anyone who works within the healthcare industry, which includes hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, and health centers. These individuals may be doctors, nurses, or paramedics.

02 Jun

6 Steps to Take after a Semi-Truck Accident


Semi-truck accidents are often extremely serious due to the fact they generally occur at high speeds on the freeway or interstate. While a small percentage of accidents occur on minor roads, most happen on larger roads. Data shows that most accidents occur between 6 am and 3 pm. Semi-truck accidents are scary and dangerous.

While statistically, semi-truck drivers are less likely to be a part of traffic accidents, they are more likely to be a part of serious accidents.

30 May

Don't Forget to Do These 7 Steps if You're Bit by a Dog


Throughout the year, nearly 800,000 people experience a dog bite that requires medical attention. Children or postal workers are most likely to be bit, and those who are bit are often able to file a claim for a personal injury case. Seeking to receive compensation for a dog bite can be an involved process, so it’s important to not to forget to do these steps in the event you are bit by a dog.

02 May

Is COVID-19 Considered a Compensable Workplace Accident in Florida?


The COVID-19 pandemic offers a unique challenge when it comes to workers’ compensation in Florida. With countless concerns and consequences from this virus, employers are scrambling to adjust to the ever-changing regulations and expectations, especially if an employee contracts the virus while on the job.

03 Apr

Repetitive Stress and Overexertion Injuries


Repetitive stress and overexertion injuries are two types of injuries that plague many workers and places of employment. Each of these injuries is likely eligible for worker’s compensation, but their gradual symptoms often can be hard to recognize until they’re extremely severe, causing a change in the ability to perform certain activities. Therefore, it is important for employees to recognize possible symptoms early and report them before they have the chance to get worse.

02 Mar

Florida Motorcycle Accident Claims & Road Safety


When it comes to motorcycle accidents, Florida continues to lead the country in the number of fatal accidents every year. The state has the second-highest number of registered motorcyclists in all of the United States. On average, nearly 5,000 motorcyclists are killed each year in accidents. Statistically, these fatalities often occur during the day, with clear conditions, and not at intersections.

22 Feb

Making a Pedestrian Running Accidents Claim


Every year, the number of pedestrians killed by cars increases. Data shows that each year, almost 129,000 pedestrians require emergency health care due to being hit by a vehicle. This statistic translates to an average of one pedestrian accident every four minutes. The number of pedestrian deaths is more than 6,000 per year.

03 Feb

7 Things to Do After a Motorcycle Accident


Knowing what to do after surviving a motorcycle accident is crucial to ensuring that you receive the care you deserve. Accidents are scary. When you suffer a motorcycle collision, you need to know what to do.

While it’s easy to get caught in the moment and freeze up while trying to handle practical steps, it is important that you check your safety, take proactive steps, and stay calm. If you find yourself in a motorcycle accident, here are some things you need to take care of both immediately and soon after the accident. 

02 Jan

How to Stay Safe as a Pedestrian


While we use many different types of vehicles for transportation, most people use their feet at some point. As pedestrians, people are vulnerable to collisions with vehicles. And in 2018, the numbers report a 3% increase in pedestrian deaths, totaling over 6,000 deaths. Meanwhile, data shows that in 2017, a pedestrian was killed every 88 minutes in traffic crashes.

These pedestrian fatalities remind us why it’s important to practice certain safety tips to increase protection when navigating around the community sidewalks and streets.